Saturday, February 9, 2013

Mantzaros, Nikolaos

Nikolaos Halikiopoulos Montzaros(1795-1872), Greek composer, he was of noble decent, coming from one of the most important and wealthy families. He learned music from his native teachers, he presented his first composition in 1815. From 1819 he visited Italian cities(Naples, Venice, Bologna, Milan) and met composer Zingerilla. His best known composition is the Greek national anthem which was adopted from one of his works.

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